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September 30, 2016

Sierra Pacific’s Bi-Fold Door System and Windows
Featured in 2016 Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt™

The contemporary-styled windows are perfect fit for home offering unprecedented time-travel look ahead to the years 2020 and 2050.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2016) – Sierra Pacific Windows announces that its contemporary-styled windows and bi-fold door system will be showcased in the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt™ demonstration home at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, and will be available for in-person discovery tours for conference attendees on Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6. The home will also be available nationwide via the online virtual tour beginning October 5.

Sierra Pacific Director of Architectural Sales Andrea White said, “Our contemporary-styled, aluminum clad wood windows are a perfect fit for this modernized home. The Sierra Pacific bi-fold system opens up the the entire house, and is designed to create a transparency of living between indoors and outdoors.”

The Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt, presented by Hanley Wood in partnership with KB Home (NYSE:KBH), BUILDER Magazine, KTGY Architecture + Planning, and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Virginia Tech, is designed to serve as an unprecedented time-travel look ahead to the years 2020 and 2050 as a way to bring new perspective and strategic scenario-planning opportunities to builders and consumers alike. The display at the 2016 Greenbuild Conference and Expo will boast vignettes that feature assemblies and systems, home tours, interactive educational features and a digital wall display.

The home is designed to be sustainable, resilient, and achieve LEED and National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certifications for energy efficiency today, net-zero energy per California’s 2020 goals, and features super materials and innovations for 2050. Composed of cartridges for modularity and movable walls, the home is flexible and able to adapt and change in real-time and over time to conditions and people’s needs. Wellness, safety and health features can be found throughout the home -- from cooking equipment which prevents nutrient loss during food preparation to lighting optimized for circadian rhythms. Technology also plays a key role in the home, featuring automation systems to achieve the ultimate smart home with unprecedented levels of convenience, efficiency, awareness and wellness.

“The Greenbuild home’s focus on sustainability dovetails nicely with Sierra Pacific’s environmental commitment,” White said. “Our parent company Sierra Pacific Industries manages 1.9 million acres of timberland, and we take pride in the fact that we utilize almost 100 percent of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.”

Sierra Pacific is a proud sponsor of the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt along with Owens Corning, Whirlpool Corporation, Cosentino, LP Building Products, Panasonic, American Gas Association, Avid Ratings / Go Tour, Carrier, Dupont Tyvek Weatherization Systems, Emser Tile, Generation Brands, James Hardie, Kohler, Kwikset, Lutron Electronics, Polyguard TERM Barrier Division, Rain Bird, Rinnai America Corporation, Savant, Square D By Schneider Electric, Shaw, Sherwin-Williams Company, SmithGroup, JJR, Southern California Edison, SoCalGas®, Softwood Lumber Board, SunPower, Therma-Tru and Uponor.


ABOUT SIERRA PACIFIC WINDOWS

Sierra Pacific Windows is a division of Sierra Pacific Industries, a family-owned forest products company. Based in Red Bluff, California, Sierra Pacific Windows is one of the largest manufacturers of superior quality, custom wood and vinyl windows and doors in the world. It is the only fully vertically-integrated window and door company, in which the company owns the forestland and manages the entire manufacturing and distribution process. Sierra Pacific Windows has a combined manufacturing production space of one million square feet in California and Wisconsin. Its windows and doors are distributed via more than 600 dealers, distributors and company-owned locations.

ABOUT SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES

Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, California. The company owns and manages more than 1.9 million acres of timberland in California and Washington, and is the second largest lumber producer and largest manufacturer of millwork in the United States. Sierra Pacific Industries is committed to managing its lands in a responsible and sustainable manner to protect the environment while providing quality wood products and renewable power for consumers. The company’s forests are certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®. Sierra Pacific Windows utilizes nearly 100 percent of every piece of wood brought to its 18 mills and seven biomass-fueled cogeneration power plants.


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Gary Young

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